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Village of Kings Point, NY
Nassau County
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[Adopted 9-23-1971 by Ord. No. 35]
No garbage or refuse containing newspapers shall be collected by the Village of Kings Point or its designated collector from any lot or premises in the Village of Kings Point.
No newspapers shall be collected by the Village of Kings Point or its designated collector from any lot or premises in the Village of Kings Point unless the newspapers are separately bundled and securely tied with a rope or cord in bundles which do not exceed one foot in height or 25 pounds in weight.
As used this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GARBAGE
Includes any animal or vegetable refuse, dead animals weighing not more than 15 pounds, carrion, offal, swill, wastes from the preparation, cooking or consumption of foods and similar materials.
NEWSPAPER
Includes all publications containing general news of the day, information on current events and news of current interest to the general public which is published regularly at stated short intervals and which is intended for circulation among the general public. Publications which have for their principal purpose the advertising of business concerns in the area and not the dissemination of news and which are distributed free of charge are not "newspapers" even though a modicum of local news and other material found in "newspapers," are included.
[Amended 5-20-1982 by L.L. No. 3-1982]
REFUSE
Includes tin cans, bottles, boxes, paper (except newspapers), barrels, rags, excelsior, straw, grass, weeds, garden clippings, small branches, Christmas trees and wreaths, old clothes, shoes, furniture or parts thereof, metal, rubber, concrete or wooden scrap and any abandoned personal property and similar materials and leaves contained in no more than six plastic bags (per pickup), each holding not more than seven bushels.